Jorge Semprún

1923 - 2011

Jorge Semprún

Jorge Semprún Maura (Spanish: [ˈxoɾxe semˈpɾun]; 10 December 1923 – 7 June 2011) was a Spanish writer and politician who lived in France most of his life and wrote primarily in French. From 1953 to 1962, during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco, Semprún lived clandestinely in Spain working as an organizer for the exiled Communist Party of Spain, but was expelled from the party in 1964. After the death of Franco and change to a democratic government, he served as Minister of Culture in Spain's socialist government from 1988 to 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jorge Semprún has received more than 76,070 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 983rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Jorge Semprún ranks 981 out of 4,883Before him are Louisa May Alcott, Gore Vidal, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Khachatur Abovian, Lafcadio Hearn, and Magtymguly Pyragy. After him are Aron Nimzowitsch, Zelda Fitzgerald, Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus, Corinna, Tom Wolfe, and Alain-René Lesage.

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Among people born in 1923, Jorge Semprún ranks 39Before him are Markus Wolf, Lee Teng-hui, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Philip Warren Anderson, Mauno Koivisto, and Erland Josephson. After him are Morris, Alice Miller, Linda Christian, Bert Trautmann, Edgar F. Codd, and Stephanie Kwolek. Among people deceased in 2011, Jorge Semprún ranks 45Before him are Herbert A. Hauptman, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, Tomislav Ivić, Michael Gough, Zdeněk Miler, and Ralph M. Steinman. After him are Amy Winehouse, Linda Christian, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Daniel Bell, Richard Winters, and Ernesto Sabato.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Jorge Semprún ranks 294 out of 1,895Before him are Sigeric (370), George Santayana (1863), Lope de Aguirre (1518), Raymond of Penyafort (1175), Berengaria of Castile (1180), and Nachmanides (1194). After him are Martin I of Sicily (1374), Antipope Clement VIII (1370), Eleanor of Castile (1241), Al-Bakri (1014), Benito Pérez Galdós (1843), and Ferdinand II of León (1137).

Among WRITERS In Spain

Among writers born in Spain, Jorge Semprún ranks 32Before him are Joan Fuster (1922), Joseph of Anchieta (1534), Prudentius (348), Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836), Vicente Aleixandre (1898), and Mercè Rodoreda (1908). After him are Benito Pérez Galdós (1843), Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (1867), Rosalía de Castro (1837), Juan Antonio Villacañas (1922), Carlos Ruiz Zafón (1964), and Bernardino de Sahagún (1499).

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